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Skincare products are typically thought of as something only women use, however a healthy skincare routine is important for men too. Although men don’t use make-up and prefer not to spend hours in front of the mirror each morning and night, there are still several quick, easy and things men can do to keep their skin healthy.

Men have different skincare needs to women because they tend to have more sensitive skin that is dry and easily irritated by shaving, often leading to ingrown hairs, rashes and other skin issues.

A good cleanser is something that men should use each morning and evening to remove dirt, grime and oil. Avoid using plain soap bars as they are harsh and dry out the skin on your face. Choose a hydrating face wash that you can easily wash on and off in the shower each day. You can also buy an exfoliating cleanser to use a few times a week. Exfoliating the skin helps to remove dead skin cells, smooth out the skin and soften hair follicles which results in a cleaner and smoother shave.

Since men typically shave several times per week, make sure to invest in a good quality razor. Razors with multiple blades aren’t usually the best choice and often result in more ingrown hairs.

When shaving, choose to do so in or after a hot shower because the hairs will be softer from the steam. A moisturizing shaving gel is important to provide a protection barrier while shaving. Try the Biophuzion Shaving Gel with Argan Oil. This formula is very hydrating and will ensure that your skin is not dry and irritated after shaving. If you use an after-shave make sure it is alcohol-free because alcohol dries the skin.

Since shaving removes lots of oil from their face, men tend to have more sensitive and dry skin. Choose a good moisturizer to apply morning and evening to combat this problem. A moisturizer will also help to prevent razor burn.

Last but not least, men should not forget to apply sunscreen of SPF 30 before leaving the house in the morning.

Our skin is very porous and most of what we apply to our skin is absorbed into the blood stream, so make sure to choose products that use all natural ingredients and do not contain chemicals, parabens, phthalates and other toxins.